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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 LETHBRIOCE HERALD Tigers not says Martin Orioles finally see winning streak end ANDY CAPP By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Baltimore Orioles finally lost baseball game Tuesday ut they didn't lose any ground n the race for the American League East Division title. On the same night as their 14- rame winning streak was rougrt to a halt by lowly Sand blast Bob Nelmes won the double slalom ev ent recently at the second annual Sand B'asf en the Nechako River sand slopes n ear Prince B C. Nelmes completed the 200-foct course in only 7.5 seconds. But travelling at 400 reedlove takes a flip Utah Craig Breedloie's rocket car did a mid air flip at about 400 miles an hour on the Bonnevrlle Salt Flats as he completed a quarter-mile run Tuesday in he set a national Breedlove said. who was not told a reporter the mishap pre- Canadian Ski Patrol System 328-1741 days 328-8293 evenings vented him from trjing for an international record. He said he would get the car repaired and try again next week. His car is a three-wheel ve- hicle and thus qualifies as a motorcycle under International Federation of Motorcycles com- petition. But who was the man on in the said the record he set Tuesday was the fastest from standing start for that dis- tance by any land vehicle. He said the accident came after he had covered the quar- ter mile in 4.65 accel- erating from a standing start to a top speed of 377.754 mp.h. and an average speed of 138 877 m p h A New York public rela tions Bob Perilla Associ said the previous record by Dave Anderson was 4 99 sec onds and top computed speed o 322 mph International records an based on two quarter-mile runs and the accident prevented return run Breedlove said an adjustmen to lighten his car and make i accelerate faster was respon sible for the accident car did one loop in mit air and carne down on th he said. He estimate the speed at that time at abou 400 miles per hour. Texas all three of their principal livals were los- ing too. The Rangers won 5-3. Detroit in first place when the Oriole streak lost 5-0 to Minnesota Twins and remained seven games behind Baltimore. Second-place Boston Red five games behind Oliver swin hoping for hits By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Science has no place in Al Oliver's approach to futting a hit and hope for the said Oliver after hitting a horns run to start Pittsburgh Pirates on their way to an 8-3 National ague win over Cincinnati Reds. not a home run hitter.'' said Oliver. a hard-luck hitter. If I was paid for lins I'd be the first million- dollar player in baseball.'1 'I was just glad the homer got us The win kept the Pirates two games behind first-place St. Louis Cardinals in the tight Na- tional League East race. The Cardinals dropped Hous- ton Astros while Chicago Cubs stayed a half game behind Pittsburgh by beating Atlanta Braves 9-6. In Tuesday's other National League Philadelphia Phillies whipped San Francisco Giants 1-0. Los Angsles Dodgers beat Montreal Expos 6-1 and New York Mets turned back San Diego Padres 8-6. Oliver's home run ignited a four-run sixth inning that helped the Pirates put Tuesday night's game beyond Cincin- nati's reach got to come said the Reds' Pete Rose. getting late and we keep los- The Reds fell Wz games be- hind Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. Lou Brock's two-run single keyed a four-run fourth inning for the Cardinals after they spotted Houston a 3-0 lead. Hank Aaron smashed his 706th career home run and knocked in four but the Cubs scored three runs in the eighth and two in the ninth to beat the Braves Aaron's homer put him eight behind Babe Ruth's career record of 714. The Atlanta star has hit 33 this year. Bill Robinson hit his seventh home run in the last 10 games on a 1-1 pitch served up by Juan Marichal and Wayne Twit- chell pitched a four-hitter for the Phillies A solo homer by Steve Gar- vey tied the score and singles by Willie Bill Russell and Ron Cey produced the win- ning run for the Dodgers in the fourth inning. Astros win city title Norcrest Astro's captured the 1973 City Little League baseball championship title by scoring a 10-7 victory over Lakesfde Orioles in a sudden- death final Monday night. Jamie Coghlin went the full six innings to register the mound decision while Brent Lang with relief help from Mike Lenmour was tagged with the loss Coghlin gave up four hits while fanning 12 for the win while the Oriole pitchers allow- ed six hits while striking out 12 Bnan Megella led the Astro's at the plate with a double and single while Barry Coghlin added a double Lenmour stroked a double in a lossing cause. lost 6-1 to Oakland A's and fourth-place New York Yankees were beaten 5-2 by California Angels. In Tuesday's other American League Cleveland In- dians edged Kansas City Royals. 4-3 and Chicago White Sax topped Milwaukee Brewers 6-4. Dave who had won 17 in a row against the Rangers and their Wash- ington since 1969 was the Baltimore loser. had nothing with a capital said I wouldn't mind ending six or saven 14-game winning streaks every year. Bill Sudakis socked a two-run tying the score at 3-3 in the and then Toby Har- rah singled home the tie-break- ing run for Texas in the fifth Joe who didn't get out of the Minnesota bullpen un- til won his sixth in a row as he limited Detroit to five hits. Joe Lis drove in two runs for the Twins with a homer and a single. Manager Billy Martin watched the Tigers lose for the 10th time in their last 15 but wouldnt' concede anything. not out of he said. low as we are right we're not out of it. You may not believe but things can hap- pen Jim Hunter limited the Red Sox to one infield hit in the first seven innings and Kay ''osse tripled home two runs and scored a third himself for he A's. Bob Oliver ripped three straight including his 15th helping the Angels hand Yankees their seventh loss m a row. Frank Duffy drove in two runs for the who held on to win after reliever Ken Sander served up a three-run hcmer to Fran Healy in t h e ighth. Rookie Bill Sharp stole Bill Melton hit his 17th homer and Tony Muser slammed a two-run double for the White Sox. the Brewers' Jim Colborn will try for his 18th win at Chicago. In other the Royals are at the Red Sox at the Yan- kees at the Twins at f I'VE 00UOHT THE THREE TWtK IN SUCCESSION-IF-0U I DON'T BUY THE NEW LOT THE END JUSTIFIES -BlfiHT.'THAT'S IT. I'M Race results Downtown 608 3rd Avenue South Hunting NO. 4 303 BRITISH SPORTSTERISED RIFLE Gunsmith very and wood re-rubbed. each................ 29 YOUR 0 REMINGTON 870 OR WINCHESTER 2200 PUMP ACTION SHOTGUN 12 guage Your each .95 REMINGTON 700 B.D L. BIG GAME RIFLE In 30.06 or 270 Complete with sling end swivels and suitcase type gun case. 7MM MAGNUM ONLY 227.50 7MM MAGNUM the purchase of every new rifle. 1 BOX OF CARTRIDGES and SIGHTING-IN TARGET WINCHESTER MK. V DUCK LOAD 12 GAUGE SHELLS Box of 25 Only..... 3 .95 RED LINE 12 GAUGE SHOT SHELLS Box of 25 Only..... 2 EDMONTON No-thlands Park race results Tuesday FIRST 7 fur- longs A Mistake 520 270 Glory Day 350 Rag time Robert 4 30. Time. 1 29 2 5 Look Out Shady Gal lant Wee Torma also ran SECOND 7 fur longs Maggie Sez 4 30 2 90 Win N Grin 520 Magic Spree 370S Time 1 28 Pixie Go Go Tole John- nv. Rapid Reserved Speed also DAiLY S12 60 THIRD 3 7 fur- Nesh 590 320 Cloud .Chaser 680 Dove D Amour 3 40. Time- 1 27 4-5 If By Blue Mr. La- Regal Tropical Roll also S2570 FOURTH 4-year-olds and 7 furlongs Frenesi 1440 630 Mr Murphy 780 Artists' Palelte 270. Time. 1 27 3-5. and Baltimore. the Rangers at HUNTING COATS VESTS SCOPES GUN RACKS GAME HOISTS GUNSMITHiNG HUNTING LICENSES WE CARRY ALL MAJOR MAKES OF FIREARMS AW till O n Cam Powley selected all-star EDMONTON Edmon- ton and Calgary players took all but two spots on the West- ern Major Fastball League all- star team announced today. Four Calgary Braves and three Edmonton Monarchs were among those chosen by the five league coaches. Pete pitching ace of the was the only unanimous selection. Other Ed- montomans chosen were Geo- rge first and Ray third base Catcher Dwayne Hamilton of Calgary was only one vote short of being named unani- Other Braves on the squad were second baseman Jim short stop Terry McCool and right fielder Cam formerly from Leth- bridge. Winnipeg Colonels left field- er Lloyd Penner and Saskatoon Jacks centre fielder Fred Fish- er rounded out the team Brown was also named most valuable player by the coach- es Edmonton coach John Bright was seelected coach of the year by the five league who also named Harry Buekart of Winnipeg Colones as man- ager of the year. Tainish also announced the playoff between the WMFL the Winnipeg Col- and the winners of the Ontario Senior Fastball Lea- is to be played Sept. 20-23 in Newmarket and Ont. Newmarket meets Burl- ington this weekend for the r'ght to represent the west div- ision of the Ontario while Kitchener and Toronto are in the running in the east division. Graham Kelly on Dane 27 Capital Bramble Lyndon Miss also ran FIFTH 4 year-olds and 7 furlongs Return To Dance 10 Jim Keefe 5.70 Miss Joact 370. Time 1 27 25 Joanlt Curru Tip also ran. 40 SIXTH 4 year-oldj and 7 furlongs. DrunKen Sailor 850 300 Future Session 2 Brown Marine 4.90. Time 1 27 Klondike Charms Outrornan also ran. SEVENTH 4-year-olds and 7 furlongs Johnny Honey 10-M S 60 Mighty Hawk 4 00 2 Box 300. Time 1 25 3-5 Blue The Ledger Sliver Call Me Star also ran. EIGHTH 4 year-olds and IVa miles. Tame Prince 8 40 5.90 Monty B 540 Silk Buttons 540. Time- 1 St 1-5 Chained Mister Auctioneer also ran. 52920 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. GBL St. Louis........61 64 .511 Pittsburgh 63 2 Chicago .......64 66 .492 Vh Montreal 61 69 .469 SV4 Philadelphia 61 70 466 6 New YorK 60 70 .462 West Los Angeles..... 82 SO .621 Cincinnati 78 55 .5B6 4Vi San Francisco 72 58 .554 9 Houston 67 67 .500 14 Atlanta 63 70 474 IIVi San Diego.....4B 83 .364 TUESDAY'S RESULTS San Francisco 000 000 040 Ph lidelphla 010 OM l 5 o Manchal Mnffitt and Ra- Twltchell and Boone HR' Los Angeles 000 200 680 Montreal 100 000 1 5 2 Osteen and Moore Marshall and HR. Chicago 200 020 9 16 2 Atlanta 400 002 Burns Heoton Locker and Niekro Devme and Casa nova HRs Santo Aaron St. Louis 000 410 8 12 0 Houston 030 OM 363 Foster and Reuss Upshaw Forsch and Edwards P ttsburgh 010 004 8 10 0 Cincinnati 000 110 3 13 0 Moose Johnson and San- Grimsley Borbon Carroll Tomlin Hall and Bench San Diego 200 000 6112 New York 101 DOS 8 13 1 Kirby Caldwell Ross Snook and Matlack Parker McGraw and Hcd ges HRs. SI5-Moraiss Colbert LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Cm S55 97 192 Hou 551 CS 157 .313 Cm 465 57 145 .312 Hou .....419 68 130 .310 Chi 4J3 72 137 .309 SF 461 53 142 308 Atl 561 80 172 307 Home Runs AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pet. GBL Baltimore.......75 S3 .584 Boston ........71 59 .546 5 Detroit .....70 61 .530 7 New York...... 68 45 .511 VVJ Milwaukee 62 67 .481 13Vi Cleveland 55 77 .417 22 West Oakland 78 S3 .MS Kansas City.....73 59 .553 514 Chicago 63 69 .477 15te Minnesota 68 .477 IJVi California.....60 67 .472 It Texas 46 84 .354 TUESDAY'S RESULTS Boston 000 000 142 Oakland 030 000 f 11 0 Pole Pattln and Hunt- er Fingers and Fosse. New York MO 000 2 0 California 211 000 I 10 0 Peterson Granger and Wright CIO and Torborg. HRs New York Munson Cali- fornia Ohver Stanton Kansas City OM 000 030- Cleveland 100 003 4 t 0 Drago Mlngorl and Hee- Timmerman Sanders Hil- gendorf and Ellis. HR. Healy Texas 001 210 J 10 1 Baltimore 102 001 391 Hudson Brown Slebert and McNally Reynolds and Etchebarren. HR- k.s Minnesota 001 300 S 13 t Detroit 000 000 OSS Decker and Lolich Miller Farmer and Sims. HR- M Iwaukee 002 000 479 Chicago 003 Ml 6 0 Lockwood Short and Port- Acosta and Herr- mann HRs Milwaukee May Garcia Chicago Melton LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Mm 479 79 170 .355 Det .....334 37 108 .232 NY ......511 49 141 .31S Mil 508 78 158 .311 NY .....425 49 131 .308 KC 500 82 151 .302 Bal 444 44 134 302 Home Runs- Jackson Bos- ton Kansas Oils SEIBERLIHG G78-4 PLY POLYESTER TIRES 26 .95 Each ELRICH TIRE LTD. FIRESTONE COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE ;